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Top 50 Shoe Ideas in March

From Female-Centric Sneakers to Exercise-Specific Shoes

— March 18, 2016 — Fashion
From female-centric sneakers to exercise-specific shoes, the March 2016 shoe trends reveal significant changes to athletic footwear. Not only are companies focusing more on the needs of female athletes, but they are also utilizing new technology to improve sport-specific footwear overall.

As the March 2016 shoe trends reveal, brands are no longer taking a one-size-fits-all approach to athletic footwear. More specifically, brands are paying closer attention to female athletes and their unique footwear needs. For example, adidas' Avenue A subscription services exclusively provides women with premium shoes and other athletic accessories.

In addition to focusing on female-specific footwear, brands are also concentrating on the needs of different types of athletes. For example, the Nike Metcon 2 sneakers are specifically designed to provide CrossFit athletes with the stability and comfort required for high-intensity exercise. Scottish startup Airwearz Footwear has also designed a more comfortable and flexible sneaker to meet the needs of the average gym-goer.
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Balance-Tracking Smart Shoes
Balance-Tracking Smart Shoes
The IOFIT Smart Shoe is Ideal for Fitness Freaks and Golfers
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Touchscreen Shoe Displays
Touchscreen Shoe Displays
Interactive Screens at Torfs Help Consumers Browse for Products
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48
Warming Shoe Inserts
Warming Shoe Inserts
The Dr. Dry Shoe Dryer Keeps Footwear Fresh Before or After Wear
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47
Luxe Sandal Collaborations
Luxe Sandal Collaborations
The Charlotte Olympia x Havaianas Range Boasts Chic Summer Footwear
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46
Colorful Impressionist Sneakers
Colorful Impressionist Sneakers
The P.V.S. x New Balance Sneaker Boasts a Paint-Splattered Design
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45
Frighteningly Textured Trainers
Frighteningly Textured Trainers
This Adidas Original's Tubular Runner Has a Freddy Kruger Look
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44
Romantic Sneaker Makeovers
Romantic Sneaker Makeovers
The Air Jordan 12 Has Been Given a New Colorway for Valentine's Day
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43
Glow-in-the-Dark Sneakers
Glow-in-the-Dark Sneakers
The atmos x Reebok Instapump Fury Pack Makes a Glowing Statement
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42
Female-Centric Sneakers
Female-Centric Sneakers
The Adidas PureBoost X are Designed Exclusively for Women Runners
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Androgynous Embossed Sneakers
Androgynous Embossed Sneakers
These Masculine Converse Shoes Opt for an All-Black Flower Print
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40
Animalistic Skater Shoes
Animalistic Skater Shoes
The Latest Vans Spring Collection Features Exotic Animal Print
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39
Romantic Tennis Shoes
Romantic Tennis Shoes
High Point Has Given the Reebok Club C a Valentine's Day Makeover
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38
Rap Album Sneakers
Rap Album Sneakers
Giuseppe Zanotti Honors G.O.O.D Music's Cruel Summer with His Latest Kicks
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37
Lace-Up Rubber Boots
Lace-Up Rubber Boots
The Newest Addition to Hunter Footwear is the Original Rubber Lace-Up Boot
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36
City-Celebrating Ball Shoes
City-Celebrating Ball Shoes
The Nike Basketball Toronto Collection Honors All-Star Weekend
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35
Illuminating Artist Sneakers
Illuminating Artist Sneakers
These Glow-in-the-Dark Converse Shoes are Inspired by Andy Warhol
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34
Branded Shoe Subscription Services
Branded Shoe Subscription Services
This Service Provides Women with Premium Athletic Accessories
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33
Canadian-Themed Boots
Canadian-Themed Boots
Timberland Released Waterproof Boots Exclusive to Canada
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32
Ninja Turtle Footwear
Ninja Turtle Footwear
Two Artists Imagine a Shoe Fit for the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
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31
Chinese Holiday Sneakers
Chinese Holiday Sneakers
Reebok Has Refashioned the Instapump Fury Road for Chinese New Year
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30
Romantically Refashioned Sneakers
Romantically Refashioned Sneakers
Le Coq Sportif Gave the Arthur Ashe a Valentine's Day Makeover
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29
Social Good Shoe Brands
Social Good Shoe Brands
The Common Ground Footwear Brand Desigs Shoes to Promote Social Awareness
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28
Invisible Heel Inserts
Invisible Heel Inserts
Say Hello to Longer Legs Adds Height Comfortably and Discreetly
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27
Intricate Embroidery Footwear
Intricate Embroidery Footwear
Fuchsia Handmade Shoes are Crafted by Artisans with Passion
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26
Silk Shoe Canvases
Silk Shoe Canvases
This Artist Uses a Silk Shoe Canvas to Create Hand-Painted Artworks
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25
Knitted Sock Sneakers
Knitted Sock Sneakers
The Flyknit Racer Athletic Shoes Offer a Featherweight and Formed Fit
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24
African Art Sneakers
African Art Sneakers
The Eytys x Esther Mahlangu Sneakers Boast Cultural Aesthetics
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23
Deconstructed Sneaker Soles
Deconstructed Sneaker Soles
The Clarks Trigenic Flex Offer Support with a Separated Sole Design
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22
Iconic Pastel Sneakers
Iconic Pastel Sneakers
Zkay Yong Designs Pantone Air Force Ones with the Year's Winning Colors
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21
Collaborative Tie-Dye Sneakers
Collaborative Tie-Dye Sneakers
Adidas Boldly Partners with Nike to Create a Joint Shoe Model
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20
Neoprene Nova Sneakers
Neoprene Nova Sneakers
The Adidas Tubular Shoe Styles Opt for a Red Upper for Valentine's Day
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19
Exercise-Specific Sneakers
Exercise-Specific Sneakers
The 'Nike Metcon 2' Sneakers are Designed for CrossFit Athletes
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18
Ultra Lightweight Footwear
Ultra Lightweight Footwear
The Very Versatile Antibacterial Athletic Shoes are Odor and Waterproof
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17
Inspirational Shoe Boxes
Inspirational Shoe Boxes
CHUPL's Sustainable Shoes are Paired with Responsible Packaging
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16
Jedi-Inspired Boots
Jedi-Inspired Boots
These Tan Leather Boots are Inspired by Those Worn by Luke Skywalker
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15
Kinetic Energy Harvesting Shoes
Kinetic Energy Harvesting Shoes
InStep NanoPower Footwear Technology Transforms Steps into Energy
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14
Curated Appointment-Only Shoe Shops
Curated Appointment-Only Shoe Shops
World of Niche in NYC Carries Only Three Kinds of Shoes
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13
Industrial Adventure Sneakers
Industrial Adventure Sneakers
The Christopher Shannon x CAT Shoes Offer Atheletic-Style Boots
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12
Moon-Themed Sneakers
Moon-Themed Sneakers
Reebok's Instapump Fury Road Has Undergone a Galactic Makeover
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11
One-Toned Spring Boots
One-Toned Spring Boots
These Mono Grey Boots by Timberland are Designed for Spring Weather
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10
Cartoon-Inspired Sneakers
Cartoon-Inspired Sneakers
These High-Top Tabi Boots are Inspired by Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
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9
Blossoming Tree Sneakers
Blossoming Tree Sneakers
The Nike Air Max 1 Has Been a Cherry Blossom Design for the Spring Season
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8
90s Flashback Sneakers
90s Flashback Sneakers
These Colorful Couture Runners are Reminiscent of Childhood Playmats
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7
Chromatic LED Sneakers
Chromatic LED Sneakers
The Electric Styles LED High-Top Shoes Feature Illuminated Soles
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6
Retro Couple Sneakers
Retro Couple Sneakers
PUMA Deputs a 60s-Influenced His and Hers Sneaker Pack for Valentine's Day
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5
Exclusive Footwear Pop-Ups
Exclusive Footwear Pop-Ups
This Adidas Pop-Up Store Showcases New Products & Adidas Originals
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4
Woollen Boot Slippers
Woollen Boot Slippers
The Glerups Booties are Engineered to Retain Warmth and be Worn Barefoot
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3
Streetcar Shoe Experiences
Streetcar Shoe Experiences
The Nike SNKRS XPRESS is a Curated Event for All-Star Weekend
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2
Rugged Urban Sneakers
Rugged Urban Sneakers
The adidas NMD Grey Model Boasts a Masculine Monochromatic Design
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Strap-On Sneaker Wheels
Strap-On Sneaker Wheels
The New Strap-on Jetts Turn Any Pair of Shoes into Rolling Footwear
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